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Robert Partlow Naftel, MD


Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

4.8 4.8 93 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Brain Tumor/Cancer
Neurologic Surgery
Neurological Surgery
Pediatric Neurologic Surgery
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Board Certificates

Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery, 2012


MD - University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2006
Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2013
Residency - University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, 2012
Internship - University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, 2007


Vanderbilt Children's Neurosurgery
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
2200 Children's Way
9th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232

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Patient Comments

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Dr. Naftel is a wonderful doctor! We are very grateful and thankful for everything he has done for my daughter.
Patient | October 6, 2017

We love Dr. Naftel! He has always been thorough & made sure we understood everything that is/was going on.
Patient | August 8, 2017

This was one of the best visits we have ever had w/a doctor - it was great!
Patient | May 19, 2017

Dr. Naftel was amazing with explaining what was going on and what was to be expected. He was great with putting our minds at ease.
Patient | May 18, 2017

We had our test before seeing the provider, but his staff prepared us well. We appreciated Dr. Naftel taking his time & answering all my questions regarding my child's health, her test, & her follow-up care.
Patient | May 11, 2017

I have total trust & confidence in this facility & staff.
Patient | April 20, 2017

He was very nice, answered any questions & explained using words I could understand.
Patient | April 6, 2017

I feel that Dr. Naftel is a wonderful listener, and a very caring excellent surgeon.
Patient | March 14, 2017

Awesome provider.
Patient | January 11, 2017

One of the best providers we have been in contact with over the years.
Patient | October 11, 2016

Very competent, caring, and knowledgeable.
Patient | September 28, 2016